Miners protesting underground in Lviv region Featured

On 10th of December 45 miners of the second shift of the mine “Lisova” of the state-owned enterprise “Lvivvugillia” decided to stay underground till all wage arrears will be paid off. Today morning miners and trade unionists continued their protest.


According to the Chairperson pf the Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine (NPGU) Mykhailo Volynets, the 48% of wages for October is last payment received by miners.

“As for today morning 98 miners of mine “Lisova” are holding underground protest. The main miners’ demand is payment of wage arrears.   The Chairwomen of the Primary Trade Union Organization at the mine “Lisova” of the SEO “Lvivvugillia Myrslava Kaftan went down into mine and met with miners this morning. I called her and we discussed the issue of supplying miners with water, food and medicine’

Mykhailo Volynets also informed that 240 mln UAH earned by miners of the SEO “Lvivvugillia’ wasn’t used to pay wages.  

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